Castle Menzies & Mausoleum

Perth & Kinross | Aberfeldy | Castle & church | ★★★

[Castle Menzies]

Castle Menzies (pronounced Ming-us, or something) is the ancestral seat of Clan Menzies, a proud mansion originally built as a Z-plan tower house in the 1500s. The thriving Menzies Clan Society has been responsible for saving the castle from a somewhat ruinous state in the 1950s: various corners are still undergoing restoration, but there are nevertheless a huge number of rooms to explore once you've watched the optional (and seemingly never-ending) introductory video. The family mausoleum is a short walk or drive down the road at Weem, housed in the village's former parish church and included in the castle entrance ticket.

[Old Kirk of Weem, or the Menzies Mausoleum]

Location & info

📌 Castle Menzies ★★★
💬 16th century castle and ancestral home for Clan Menzies.
By the B846 half a mile west of Weem village, G.R.: NN 837496 ///remarried.bounty.access
Open daily, April to October | £8 adult / £4 child

📌 Old Kirk of Weem (Menzies Mausoleum)
💬 15th century building, once the village parish church and now the Menzies' family mausoleum.
By the B846 in Weem village centre, G.R.: NN 843498 ///places.sticky.glorified
Opening times as for Castle Menzies above | Admission included in Castle Menzies ticket

💬 Key obtainable from Castle Menzies (cash deposit required). Car parking by Weem New Church just to the east.

[Pink Room / Hall]


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